Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

505,407,000

% of World Population

6.4 %

People Groups

677

Unreached Groups

530 (78.3 %)

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Scripture
Status
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Samtao Laos 3,500 Samtao Buddhism 0.17 % 0.17 % Translation Needed 1
 Shixing China 3,600 Shuhi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Sherpa Bhutan 9,900 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa China 1,200 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Sherpa India 39,000 Nepali Buddhism 15.81 % Complete Bible -
 Sherpa Nepal 107,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % New Testament 2
 Sherpa United States 5,000 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 So Laos 87,000 So Buddhism 1.40 % 1.00 % Bible Portions 2
 So Thailand 73,000 So Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % Bible Portions 1
Amami-Oshima, Southern Japan 1,800 Amami-Oshima, Southern Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % Unspecified 1
 Thai, Southern Malaysia 4,200 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Thai, Southern Thailand 5,211,000 Thai, Southern Buddhism 0.90 % 0.25 % Bible Portions 104
 Tai He Laos 4,100 Language unknown Buddhism 0.05 % 0.05 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Laan Laos 700 Language unknown Buddhism 2.00 % 1.74 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Myanmar (Burma) 103,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.11 % 0.11 % Bible Portions 2
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan China 496,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 10
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Laos 15,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
 Tai Nua, Chinese Shan Vietnam 109,000 Tai Nua Buddhism 0.19 % 0.17 % Bible Portions 2
 Tangchanghya Bangladesh 64,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 22.69 % Translation Needed -
 Tangchanghya India 2,000 Tangchangya Buddhism 16.67 % Translation Needed -
 Taungyo Myanmar (Burma) 46,000 Taungyo Buddhism 0.60 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 1
 Lawa, Western Thailand 8,900 Lawa, Western Buddhism 16.00 % 2.00 % Complete Bible -
 Bru, Western Laos 87,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 12.00 % 8.00 % Bible Portions -
 Bru, Western Thailand 24,000 Bru, Western Buddhism 8.00 % 6.00 % Bible Portions -
 Gurung Ghaleg Bangladesh 1,200 Gurung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Totals: 677 Peoples   505,407,000     530       5,926
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